BloodSpell is the unique animated "punk fantasy" feature film by Machinima pioneers Strange Company, made available in its entirety for viewing online under Creative Commons. In the world of BloodSpell, some people are infected with magic in their blood. When that blood is spilled, the magic is released, to harm or heal. When Jered, a young monk trained to hunt the Blooded, realises he has magic in his own blood, he must flee into the slums and magical hideouts of the Blooded, pursued... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Strange Company, Hancock, Hugh, Bloodspell, Punk, Fantasy, Neverwinter Nights, Bioware
This is the second dance movie by JuniorX made in the World of Warcraft MMORPG, beta version. As with most movies made in massively-multiplayer games, the character actions are limited to emotes and moves built into the game. In this case, JuniorX relies on Orc dance and fighting moves, set to the tune of MC Hammer's "Can't Touch This." favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: JuniorX, World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment
A short machinima film, set in England in the 1700's, based on the poem 'The Highwayman' set to music of the same title by Loreena McKennitt, filmed with The Sims 2. -- submitted by Britannica Dreams Productions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Sims 2, Electronic Arts, Britannica Dreams Productions, The Sims 2, McKennitt, Loreena, machinima
Simmons and Grif wax curious about their purpose in Blood Gulch under the watchful eyes of Tucker and Church favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: rooster teeth, microsoft, bungie, halo: red vs. blue, red vs. blue: episode 01 - why are we here?
Barney, that much maligned Half-Life security guard seeks a bit of revenge for the pain he was put through. But it doesn't quite work out like he expected it would. Topics: ESM Productions: Half-Life, Valve Software, Half-Life, Valve Corporation
Winner of 'Best Technical Achievement' at the Machinima Film Festival 2003, Fountainhead's lyrical short film chronicles the life of a flower in a gothic fairytale. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Fountainhead Entertainment: Kang, Katherine Anna, Quake III: Arena, Machinimation, id Software,...
"Not Just Another Love Story" is not just another World of Warcraft movie! It does continue Tristan Pope's distinctive series of sly movies set in the massively multiplayer World of Warcraft. -- HEL "I want to give you a full description of this movie, but that would ruin the surprise ... I'll give you a hint: I only executed what the pixels in WOW suggest .. And it has something to do with something that was removed in patch 1.3 Ok, that's all you get! Enjoy! Advisory: This... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews ) Topics: Pope, Tristan, World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment
The Rangers' "Diary of a Camper" (1996) is considered the first complete work of machinima (then known as Quake movies). Here is a snippet from my (HEL) "High-Performance Play: The Making of Machinima," which covers the early history of this medium: "Arguably the most famous clan of all, the Rangers’ top-notch players contributed visibly to the technical community that grew around the game. They had participated in the first pre-release test of the Quake engine... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Quake, id Software, Rangers (Clan), United Rangers Films
The Blooded are cursed to carry magic in their blood - when their blood is spilled, the magic comes out, whether to heal, summon or destroy. They are hunted by the Church of the Angels, whose Black Monks hunt them through the nights and the slums to deliver them to the Angels. One young Monk-in-training, Jered, leads the Monks to stop a human sacrifice. But both the Monks and the Blooded have secrets he does not know, and the outcome of his first mission will be very different to his... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Strange Company, Hancock, Hugh, Neverwinter Nights, Bioware
"The French Democracy," released mere weeks after the release of Lionhead's "The Movies," gives evidence for the potential of game movies as commentaries on current events. Inspired by the recent riots in the Parisian suburbs, this movie tells several stories about the victimization of French minority groups through harassment, job discrimination, and daily events and depicts circumstancs that make them feel like second-class citizens. Implicitly, this movie attempts to... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Koulamata, Lionhead Studios, The Movies, Chan, Alex
This is the first dance movie by JuniorX made in the World of Warcraft MMORPG, beta version. As with most movies made in massively-multiplayer games, character actions are limited to emotes and character animations built into the game, which makes the editing and synchronization with music that much more entertaining. In this movie, JuniorX shows off dance moves associated with a variety of races in this game: gnomes, dwarves, humans, orcs, and others. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft, JuniorX
"Made in July 2005 this is the sequel to my first Sims 2 movie "The Time Warp" and features the next scene from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show". If you would like to see my other machinima movies please go to - http://homepage.ntlworld.com/a.jones44/htm/movies.htm." -- David Jones (Dxvid) Topics: The Sims 2, Electronic Arts, Dxvid, Rocky Horror Picture Show
All men of the world can find common ground in these simple rules of “evacuation” etiquette. A Zarathustra Studios Production. More information available at: http://z-studios.com/films/2006/09/13/mre/ A machinima film made with The Sims 2, Sim City 4, MOHO, and other tools. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews ) Topics: The Sims 2, SimCity 4, Overman, Zarathustra Studios, Rice, Phil, Electronic Arts, Maxis
"Completed in June 2005 this is my first Sims2 film and features a scene from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show". If you would like to see my other machima films please go to - http://homepage.ntlworld.com/a.jones44/htm/movies.htm." -- David Jones (Dxvid) favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: The Sims 2, Electronic Arts, Dxvid, Rocky Horror Picture Show
Randall Glass, the maker of "Warthog Jump," re-creates in "A Few Good G-Men" an entire scene from the motion picture, "A Few Good Men." His project tests Half-Life 2 Source's capacity for lip-synchronization and emotive gestures. "Hey gang, this is my first crack at making movies with the HL2 engine. I originally thought this would be a quick "two-weeks" maximum project ("hey, the phoneme editor practically does all the work for you!"), but... Topics: Glass, Randall, Half-Life 2, Valve Software
"Better Life" was shot entirely in Second Life, with the story, animation, props, and camera work all by Rob Wright, known in the Second Life community as Robbie Dingo. The soundtrack is by the British band "Angry Man." It tells the story of a paraplegic dreaming of a different life through the haze of work at the keyboard and screen; an appropriate mix of images and themes for a film made in a virtual world called "Second Life." A lower-quality (smaller filesize),... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews ) Topics: Second Life, Linden Lab, Wright, Rob, Robbie Dingo
A recam of a one-on-one deathmatch (Quake2) betweem Immortal and Rix at the CPL Extreme Annihilation tournament in 1999. This 20 minute contest was the finals match, to win the elimination tournament. 720x480 DivX video. Trailer available at http://z-studios.com Immortal was recognized as one of the most formidable competitive Quake2 opponents in the United States, his control of key regions and resources were complimented by his amazing aim. Could he solidify his reputation as one of the... Topics: Quake II, id Software, Overman, Zarathustra Studios, deathmatch, recams, CPL Extreme Annihilation...
Part 1 of the Dracula machinima series from CandlelightStories.com. Parts 2 and 3 are available on the Archive. They are 'Dracula's Message,' and 'Dracula's Prisoner.' Bram Stoker wrote this fascinating gothic horror story. Some think it's a missing chapter from the novel, 'Dracula.' Others suspect Stoker wrote it several years before the novel. Whichever is true, the story stands on its own as a supreme example of its genre. We've made our first machinima animation to tell the tale. For this... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: horror, Candlelight Stories, The Movies, Lionhead Studios, Cima, Alessandro, Stoker, Bram, Dracula,...
"Winner of an Award of Excellence at Los Angeles Movie Awards 2011. Time Travelers is an animated adventure series about the future. Three teens discover a time machine, travel into the future in a desperate race to protect their world from the destructive forces of the Pattern. Along the way they run into themselves and meet a friendly virtual avatar who guides them in their journey to save the future. The series showcases future careers in science such as geoengineering for alternative... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Second Life, Linden Lab, PookyMedia Films, Pooky Amsterdam, Borrer, Rebecca, Boyd, Russell, Cerdan,...
"Machinima and real-time animation is an art form and more, it is a great storytelling genre. The ability to screen capture what is in a virtual 360 degree environment makes a lot possible for us as film and video makers. Using the Second Life engine as our animation platform means we utilize every nuance we can to craft our films. Public Safety and Health concerns are also our concerns, as parents and citizens. We have just finished working on a project which is our first Public Service... Topics: Second Life, Linden Lab, PookyMedia Films, Pooky Amsterdam, Boyd, Russell, San Gabriel Valley...
"This machinima, made in March 2005, was inspired by the very funny and surreal "Dry Bones" hospital scene in the Dennis Potter play "The Singing Detective". It was also an opportunity for me to get to grips with the new FacePoser editor (an excellent tool for machinima) supplied with the Half-Life 2 sdk. (If you would like to see my other machinimas please go to - http://homepage.ntlworld.com/a.jones44/htm/Movies.)" -- David Jones (Dxvid) favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Half-Life 2, FacePoser, Valve Software, Dxvid
This movie made in World of Warcraft appropriates the "Numa Numa Dance" web phenomenon. The dance movie is set to DiscO-Zone's Dragostea Din Tei, a pop title by a Rumanian band made popular by GMan250's webcam-based dance movie distributed originally at Newgrounds.com. The Film Actors Guild's "Numa Numa Dance" is one of several movies that have reworked this idea in game spaces, literally appropriating the appropriated for another round of circulation. "This is my... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Film Actors Guild, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft
This is the trailer for episode 2, "Mombasa," from a project to make a feature-length machinima movie based on the Halo 2 videogame, and made in the same game. "Ok guys, here is what my project is all about. I am attempting to take the amazing and captivating storyline form halo 2 and express it in a huge, feature length film. In total, the final product will be around 2 hours once completed and I plan on making dvd version of the film complete with interactive menus and title... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Halo 2, Bungie Software, comradx
Tim wants to know what happened during Richard and Emily's date. Meanwhile, Harry finds two common souls with him in prison... A comedy machinima movie using The Sims 2. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Nguyen, Thuyen, The Sims 2, Electronic Arts
Strange Company creates a compelling visualization of Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem. This was one of the first uses of a software toolkit (the Lithtech Film Producer) devoted exclusively to recreational machinima-making. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Strange Company, Hancock, Hugh, Lithtech Film Producer, strange company: ozymandias, hancock, hugh
The "Last SAM Movie" is immortalized in this catalog as a benchmark of internet gangster machinima. Also Known As: San Andreas Mafia - Last SAM Movie [Part 1/4] Directed by: DexeN Voicework by: beatstar / BarackObeezy / imavoidingmyblock Original Movie Used Courtesy of DexeN Productions ____ I first caught light of the original "SAM Movie 3" just when I was brainstorming the trailer for What's My Name . As you can see, I used some content from their trailer. To be honest... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Grand Theft Auto, San Andreas, Mafia, Beatstar Productions, McGee, J. F., Dexen, machinima,...
Watch the classic first episode, as Cloudy And Norman get initiated on the alien planet by sharing some grand, friend lovin' moments that could only make this...Halo: Envolved... Topics: Comedy, Halo, Shady, Industries
A Japanese ghost story adapted from Hearn's "Yuki-Onna"(Kwaidan). Two woodcutters, an old man and his young apprentice, Minokichi get trapped in a snowstorm in the forest and take refuge in a hut. That night, Minokichi is forced to make a bargain that will later be forgotten.... Writing Credits: Patrick Lafcadio Hearn 'Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things' (book) 'Yuki-Onna' (story) Directed by Michelle Pettit-Mee, Narrated by Simon Taylor (Jester Media). Audio Production by... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Britannica Dreams Productions, The Sims 2, Electronic Arts, Pettit-Mee, Michelle, Hearn, Patrick...
As the raid progresses, the novice Jered sees the power of blood magic firsthand. Later the Master of the Black Monks explains to him the consequences of his actions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Strange Company, Hancock, Hugh, Neverwinter Nights, Bioware
Dementia Myndflame's insanely paced successor to their succesful "Zinwrath" movie, also made in the World of Warcraft , Blizzards massively-multiplayer roleplaying game. "Illegal Danish" took home several awards from the first Blizzard-Xfire World of Warcraft movie contest in spring 2006, including Best Comedy, Best Dialogue and Best Original Music. "Illegal Danish" also received a "Highly Commended" award for Best Machinima Movieat the GameShadow... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Myndflame, Dementia Myndflame, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft, Hackleman, D. W.,...
"I started playing around with the game The Movies when I got back, and ended up making a music video of a song that Paul Jannicola wrote. As you may recall, Paul is the puppeteer and voice for Mal the Missile and Cook Carl. The song and the video are called "Loving You (and Drinking Beer)" about a poor guy pining for a girl who really wants nothing to do with him. And I mean, she really wants nothing to do with him. Enjoy." -- Frank Dellario, Ill Clan ("Ill Bixby") favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Ill Clan, The Movies, Lionhead Studios
Red's rookie tries to return to base with the flag, but instead causes total chaos! favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: rooster teeth, bungie, microsoft, halo: red vs. blue, red vs. blue: episode 06 - 1.21 gigawatts
Sarge is sent to the afterlife to discover that Heaven is ruled by Church. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: rooster teeth, microsoft, bungie, halo: red vs. blue, red vs. blue: episode 15 - how the other half...
"The Sauna DMer" is is the epic story of Oily-Pecker Lehthineen (dimits) and his experiences with me, Daeman and other people. As he continues to disregard humanity and interpersonal relations while tending to his bookreading, he is slowly dragged into the web of a shadowy Vietnamese conspiracy originating with familial origins on dimits' side. Will he ever discover the purpose of it all? Topics: Beatstar Productions, Dimits, Metalface, Dub
An ambitious feature-length movie and homage to War of the Worlds by Robert Stoneman of Lit Fuse Films -- HEL "In 2007, The Gmod servers go to war, from PHWOnline And RS Films comes "War of the Servers", Directed by Robert Stoneman and starring voices from Chris Duggan (PHWRadio DJ), Robert Stoneman (PHWRadio DJ and Slapdash 1 and 2), Richard Biosvert (Slapdash 1 and 2), David Zimmerman (PHW Comic Maker), Nick Bertke, Jordan Brindle and Ben Stoneman. Based on the musical... Topics: Lit Fuse Films, Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Garry's Mod, Tihans PHW Movie Maker Mod, Valve Software,...
Intence action on Omaha beach, made with a lot of inspiration from the "Saving Private Ryan" movie by Steven Spielberg. For mature audiences and not the faint of heart favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Zerohawks: Omaha Beach, Printz, Anders, Battlefield 1942, Battlefield 1942, Digital Illusions
Directed and produced by Stuart Brown, this 22-minute Broadcast TV documentary on Machinima, featuring the production of the Eschaton series. Features Machinima producers including Strange Company, the Ill Clan, Uwe Girlich, James Hamer-Morton and more! "Artery Documentary Released! - 2003-07-17 The documentary is out! Get it from Machinima.com now! Full release for press follows. For Immediate Release: ON-LINE DOCUMENTARY SHOWCASES NEW WAY OF MAKING MOVIES A documentary showcasing a new... Topics: Hancock, Hugh, Ill Clan, Strange Company, Girlich, Uwe, Hamer-Morton, James
Attack The Alpha is a UT2003 movie that provides an lasting impression for it's quality and fast paced action and humor that also highlights frags and having a good time and having a bit of fun in the process